9th February - Law News

1871st Edition: LawNewsIndex is a UK based news & legal articles archive focusing on Law, Lawyers, Law Firms, Justice, Legislation, Legal Ethics, Human Rights & Social Justice issues.

Today's video story: Politicians and protesters have had their say on the president's executive order on immigration - now lawyers are getting in on the act. The BBC's Rajini Vaidyanathan explains the legal back and forth and why the US Supreme Court is likely to have the final verdict.

Focus of the day story: The Bar Council has recruited law firms to a panel set up under a new initiative to help barristers recover money they are owed by ‘professional clients’ – mainly solicitors.  Two debt recovery specialist firms, Thrings and Veale Wasbrough Vizards, have been appointed to the panel, the Bar Council said today. Panel members have a choice of payment options, including 'no-win, no-fee' as well as at fixed up-front rates. Full story - The Law Society Gazette

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